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#Drug deaths

# drug-deaths - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Report highlights increase in deaths involving street tablets in Ireland
# Addiction
# Addiction

Report highlights increase in deaths involving street tablets in Ireland

Apr 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 15,387 Views 0 Comments

The purchasing of drugs online brings significant regulatory challenges.

# drug-deaths - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Almost 800 people died from drug use in 2017, new figures show
# Drug Deaths
# Drug Deaths

Almost 800 people died from drug use in 2017, new figures show

Dec 12th 2019, 6:10 AM 10,075 Views 33 Comments

A third of overdoses involved alcohol while more than half involved prescription drugs.

# drug-deaths - Friday 8 March, 2019

736 people died directly as a result of drugs in 2016
# Drugs
# Drugs

736 people died directly as a result of drugs in 2016

Mar 8th 2019, 7:49 AM 10,429 Views 49 Comments

Of the total number, 549 were male and 187 were female.

# drug-deaths - Friday 31 August, 2018

HSE offers training in treatment that can reverse drug overdoses
# Naloxone
# Naloxone

HSE offers training in treatment that can reverse drug overdoses

Aug 31st 2018, 8:25 AM 10,116 Views 29 Comments

“Every use of Naloxone is potentially a life saved,” the HSE said.

# drug-deaths - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Drug-related deaths: 62% increase in fatalities over ten-year period
# Drug Deaths
# Drug Deaths

Drug-related deaths: 62% increase in fatalities over ten-year period

Dec 13th 2016, 12:01 AM 6,389 Views 29 Comments

Alcohol remains the single most common drug implicated in deaths between 2004 and 2014.

# drug-deaths - Monday 18 April, 2016

'Major concern' as two men die of suspected overdoses within days of each other
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

'Major concern' as two men die of suspected overdoses within days of each other

Apr 18th 2016, 7:19 PM 37,735 Views 55 Comments

It’s understood the body of one man lay undiscovered for several days.

# drug-deaths - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Joan Burton defends new death certs after 'hidden suicide' claims
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

Joan Burton defends new death certs after 'hidden suicide' claims

Aug 6th 2014, 4:09 PM 21,827 Views 44 Comments

Where and when will grieving families be required to disclose a cause of death?

# drug-deaths - Monday 2 June, 2014

Estonia has the highest number of drug deaths in Europe. But why?
# Overdoses
# Overdoses

Estonia has the highest number of drug deaths in Europe. But why?

Jun 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 30,984 Views 45 Comments

Estonia with a population of just 1.2 million, has 191 per million drug deaths per population.

# drug-deaths - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Over 47,500 killed in Mexican drug wars
# Mexico
# Mexico

Over 47,500 killed in Mexican drug wars

Jan 12th 2012, 11:27 AM 1,353 Views 3 Comments

Figures released by Mexico yesterday show that thousands have been killed in drugs-related violence

# drug-deaths - Friday 24 June, 2011

Ireland has one of Europe's highest levels of drugs fatalities
# Drugs
# Drugs

Ireland has one of Europe's highest levels of drugs fatalities

Jun 24th 2011, 12:10 PM 550 Views 8 Comments

A new UN report also highlights the rise in the use and distribution of so-called ‘legal highs’